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  1. Pigeon Presents: Illustrator Mo Willems

    Pigeon Presents is the website of Mo Willems, a best-selling and award-winning author and illustrator. He has gained recognition recently for his “Lunch Doodles” sessions on YouTube, where he (virtually) invites kids — who are currently stuck at home — into his studio to draw with him.

    Art
  2. The Scrappy Picture Schedule Might Save Us — Parenting in a Pandemic

    “And it also helped me, who needed direction to get through the otherwise shapeless day.” Heather Kirn Lanier shares how a picture schedule helped her and her daughter create structure in their day.

    Current Events
  3. What Does It Mean to Stand Up

    Tara Williamson reflects on the lives of Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie and on how Canada’s systemic dehumanization of Indigenous people led to their needless deaths.

    Commentary
    Jade Tootoosis (Photo credit: Edmonton Journal)
  4. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: Kate on Conservation

    On World Wildlife Day, we look at how Kate Stephenson’s award-winning conservation blog led to her meeting her heroes.

    Animals
    Shamwari elephants. Courtesy of Kate on Conservation
  5. Aquaculture Stewardship Council

    Is your sushi sustainably produced? The Aquaculture Stewardship Council uses globally applicable standards to recognize seafood farms that care for the environment, their workers, and the communities in which they operate.

    Animals
  6. What Is Your Dog Parenting Style?

    There are a wide variety of dog parenting styles out there. Aloof or helicopter parent — which are you? Find out on the Dogtime blog!

    Animals
  7. Designmuseum Danmark

    Opened to the public in 1895, Designmuseum Danmark showcases the quality of and raises consumer awareness of Danish industrial design.

    Art
  8. Science Friday

    On Science Friday’s WordPress VIP site, you can listen to the popular radio show’s latest episodes, read engaging, accessible stories about science and technology, and find resources for teachers and parents.

    Education
  9. Ladybird Education

    Ladybird Education is an international resource of teaching materials to help school children learn English. The large library of Ladybird books can each be unlocked to access more teaching resources and ebook versions of each publication.

    Academia
    Photo by Lina Kivaka (via Pexels)
  10. BBC America

    BBCAmerica.com allows fans to get caught up on all their favorite BBC America shows, including full episodes of Top Gear, Doctor Who, Luther, The Last Kingdom, and Orphan Black.

    Animals
  11. Blogs from the Natural History Museum

    In this blog, curators, researchers, librarians, staff, and volunteers from the Natural History Museum in London offer a behind-the-scenes look at what they do to inspire a love of the natural world.

    Academia
  12. PBS

    At PBS.org you can stream full episodes of PBS classic shows such as NOVA, Nature, PBS Newshour, and Amanpour and Company.

    Animals
  13. Inquiry into MMIW

    Over 2385 people participated in the truth gathering process as part of Canada’s Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Educate yourself by reading the final report and the Inquiry’s calls for justice.

    Abuse
  14. Reasons to be Cheerful

    Reasons to be Cheerful is an editorial project dedicated to “stories of hope, rooted in evidence.” A project spearheaded by David Byrne of Talking Heads fame, Reasons to be Cheerful reports stories that “balance a sense of healthy optimism with journalistic rigor, and find cause for hope.”

    Commentary
  15. Out in Tech Site Spotlight: The Gets My Goat Project in the Dominican Republic

    The Gets My Goat project in the Dominican Republic educates marginalized youth in dairy farm management and empowers them to become agents of change in their own community.

    Animals
    Photo by Ruel Madelo